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College Wish List

By Rickey Miller

Tis the season…to get everything you’ve wanted all year! The holiday season is stressful enough without trying to figure out what to get everyone, which is exactly why DIG has come up with a list of just a few of the hottest gifts that should be on every college student’s wish list.


Beats Pill

Price: $230 – $300

If you love music – Beats Pill is for you. Compact in a small package, this device has a sound that will blow you away. It’s the gift to have if you enjoy having music on the beach during the summer or at the pool, or even if you just enjoy listening to your favorite jams while showering, cleaning or doing homework.


Portable Phone Charger

Price: Varies depending on brand

One of the highest trending gifts of the season, portable battery chargers are a lifesaver if you often find yourself with less than 20 percent. Portable chargers can be bought in almost any electronic store like Best Buy, Radio Shake and even cell phone stores. They are also fairly reasonably priced and even come in cool looks. Never miss another moment snap chatting because of a dead phone again!


Designer Phone Cases

Price: $20 – $80

Don’t know what to get your girlfriend? Well, this gift will be a for sure SCORE! Go out to your local Macy’s, Dillard’s and JC Penny’s to purchase an affordable and fashionable Kate Spade, Betsy Johnson, Tory Burch or Michael Kors iPhone case. Not only will your gift say you’re thoughtful, but also that say you have style.


Google Chromecast

Price: avg. $35

Love watching your favorite shows anytime you want? Well, Genius Show Streamer is for you. This little USB-like device allows you to watch popular Internet streaming sites like Netflix, Hulu and YouTube. Now you and your friends don’t have to huddle over your laptop or phone to watch your favorite videos.


Apple Watch

Price: Varies depending on add-on features

One of the hottest tech gifts this year on every college student’s wish list is the new Apple Watch. With Apple Watch, you can do almost anything. From texting to paying for your smoothie – Apple Watch does so much more than tell you the time. Oh, and did we mention that you can change up your look with changeable watch bands? Go from a sleek leather band to a chic high-performance band in just minutes!


Faux Fur Vests and Jackets

Price: Varies depending on brand

Chances are if you’ve been keeping up with the fashion scene, then you know faux fur vests and jackets are definitely trending for Fall/Winter fashion. The best place to find these awesome styles is online retailers like Boohoo.com, missguidedus.com and Hm.com.


Steve Madden Booties

Price: $80 – $200

Booties are also the new in-style! Steve Madden offers the best style, colors and look for those booties you have on your wish list this season! This trend is convenient and easy – go from casual or nightlife ready! If this is one of the items on your wish list, make sure you give Santa (Mom and Dad) your list in a hurry, as these booties will not be on shelves for long.


Desert Boots

Price: Varies depending on brand

Desert boots are a must have this season and should definitely be one of the top items on your list. These fashionable boots are comfortable, affordable, and go with almost anything in your closet. While, you may be able to find desert boots almost anywhere, Clarks offers the best quality for the price.


Food Gift Cards

Price: Varies depending on the amount you choice to purchase

It’s one of the best gifts to have in your stocking this year! As a college student, you’re always on the go and spending money on quick food runs. Asking for a gift card to your favorite restaurant is the perfect way to save money for a while and maybe to try that meal that’s usually too expensive for you to purchase on a normal day.



Price: Under $20

Bath Bombs, especially from LUSH should definitely be on your wish list this holiday season. Why? Well, we’re glad you asked. First, bath bombs are cool to watch explode in a tub of relaxing water, but they also feel great and leaves you smelling yummy. It’s a great stocking stuffer!


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